Versatile and adaptable accommodation for large family, 2-family occupation or potential for B&B
This attractive, detached 1930's property is situated in grounds of half an acre, enjoying a lovely rural outlook and with an 8 metre outdoor swimming pool. The generous, versatile accommodation would suit a large family or the property could accommodate 2-family occupation or the potential to be run as a B&B.
The property has been occupied by the current vendors for the last 30 years and is now being offered for sale as the accommodation is too large for their needs. Since their occupation there have been various extensions undertaken and general modernisation so that the property is now offered to a good standard throughout.
The property occupies a prominent position at the top of Roundswell Hill adjoining open fields and enjoying superb views over open countryside towards Barnstaple, across the Estuary towards Ashford and as far down as Braunton Burrows.
Benefiting from oil fired central heating and full double glazing (except a small feature window in the entrance hall) the property is conveniently situated on the outskirts of Barnstaple with private grounds of approximately half an acre, extensively laid to lawn with a variety of mature trees, shrubs and plants and a screened 8 metre outdoor heated swimming pool.
In brief the accommodation comprises: Entrance hall with staircase leading to first floor, dining room with parquet flooring, attractive fire surround with decorative tiles and grate, sitting room with Minster fireplace with lpg fire and window with seat, kitchen fitted with an excellent range of light oak wall and base units, double bowl sink unit, integrated Bosch dishwasher, 4-ring electric hob and built-in Creda double oven with grill, wine rack, cedar panelled ceiling with inset lighting, useful under stairs cupboard, serving hatch to breakfast room with French doors leading to the pvcu double glazed conservatory, ceiling fan, tiled floor and door to garden. The utility room has a tiled floor, wall and base units, plumbing for washing machine, double drainer sink unit and door to rear porch with oil fired central heating boiler and door to outside. There is a separate w.C. With 2 piece suite, an office/family room with an extensive range of built-in storage cupboards, views to outside and door to small workshop area with up and over door, power, light and water connected. The family room and workshop area were formerly the garage and could easily be converted back, if required. There is an office/study, a pool room/changing room with controls for the Mira electric shower for outside use and door to garden.
On the first floor there is access to the loft space and 5 good size bedrooms, 3 having ensuite shower facilities and some having built-in wardrobes and storage cupboards. The family bathroom has a 4-piece suite comprising shower cubicle, low level w.C., wash basin, modern panelled bath, airing cupboard and fully tiled walls. There is a separate w.C. With 2-piece suite.
To the outside are in and out gravelled driveways with double wooden gates and pillars with coach lights. There is ample parking and turning to the front and a further hardstanding to the side, ideal for a boat or caravan. There is an extensive front lawn with mature trees and to the north side of the property is an area enclosed by wrought iron railings and a gate leading to the oil storage tank, dustbin area, pool equipment filtration plant and door to rear garden.
The level rear garden offers a high degree of seclusion with extensive lawn areas with mature trees, a wishing well with water supply for the garden, patio areas to the rear all being enclosed by mature hedges and trees. There is a chalet with pitched roof, power and light and leaded light windows and a summerhouse. The heated swimming pool is fully screened and secluded with steps and decorative tiling. The pool has a roller solar summer cover and a winter cover.
The property is situated at the top of Roundswell Hill within easy driving distance of the amenities at Roundswell itself which include a large Sainsbury's, Boots, Dunelm Mill and Curry's. Barnstaple town centre is within easy driving distance and offers an excellent range of amenities including both local and national high street shops, banks and leisure facilities, including cinema, theatre and leisure centre, and the North Devon District Hospital just on the periphery of the town. The North Devon Link Road (A361) is also convenient and offers a fast route to the M5 at Junction 27 (Tiverton) and the Motorway Network beyond. An excellent bus service operates between Barnstaple and surrounding towns with further connections beyond. A national mainline railway line links Barnstaple with Exeter St. David's, with further connecting services to London and beyond, and to Exeter Central for the excellent shopping facilities. Exeter International Airport is situated at Clyst Honiton, East Devon, just 5 miles from Exeter City and 5 minutes from the M5 motorway (Junction 29) offering both scheduled and holiday charter flights within the UK, Europe and beyond.
Sitting room 28'8" x 11'4" (8.74m x 3.45m).
Dining room 15' x 12'10" (4.57m x 3.91m).
Kitchen 16'3" max x 9'10" (4.95m max x 3m).
Breakfast room 11'5" x 9' (3.48m x 2.74m).
Conservatory 11'10" x 9'9" (3.6m x 2.97m).
Utiliry 11'7" X 7'3" (3.53m X 2.2m).
Study/office 16' x 11'2" (4.88m x 3.4m).
Workshop 11'3" x 5'6" (3.43m x 1.68m).
Study/playroom 11'11" x 11'8" (3.63m x 3.56m).
Changing room 12' x 6'9" (3.66m x 2.06m).
Bedroom 1 15'7" x 11'9" (4.75m x 3.58m).
Bedroom 2 13'11" x 11'5" (4.24m x 3.48m).
Bedroom 3 14' x 11'4" (4.27m x 3.45m).
Bedroom 4 12'5" x 8'6" (3.78m x 2.6m).
Bedroom 5 9'5" x 9'2" (2.87m x 2.8m).
Bathroom 10'5" x 9'5" (3.18m x 2.87m).
Heated outside swimming pool 26'3" x 13'1" (8m x 3.99m). With a depth of 3ft to 6ft
Council tax band G - nddc.
Services Mains water and electricity. Private drainage (bio tank), lpg for the fire in the sitting room. Oil fired central heating.
From our office proceed to the centre of town and over the Long Bridge continuing up Sticklepath Hill in the direction of Bideford. At the roundabout with the Cedars Inn turn left and proceed down the hill going over the next 2 roundabouts. At the bp roundabout go straight across signposted Newton Tracey and approximately 0.5 mile further on at the top of the hill, turn right and The Red House will be seen on the right hand side clearly marked with a Webbers for sale board